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EPISODE 1 of 20: SMART(ER) Business Network – Welcome & Overview




For Your Reference:


Here are the main links referenced throughout the introduction and overview sessions in this series:






 Now for a word from our fearless leader! : )



“Welcome, SMART(ER) Business Network members! We understand that navigating a vast array of features and resources can be overwhelming.


That’s why we’ve created this series of videos to help you understand what you have access to and how to leverage these powerful tools for your business efforts.


In each episode, we’ll dive deep into specific areas, guiding you through the features step-by-step. And don’t worry, we’ll be continually adding more features to meet your evolving needs.


So, you can always come back and check what’s new and make sure you’re not missing out on any game-changing opportunities.


We know that as a new member, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the wealth of information and possibilities within the network. But fear not!


Our series is designed to address things that overwhelm you and provide you with a clear roadmap to success.


Here you are, visiting the first episode of the series, with a total of twenty episodes published so far. And guess what?


We’re always open to adding more as we discover new features and innovative ways to support your growth.


Our goal is to ensure you have a comprehensive guide to follow, empowering you to make the most of your membership.


So, get ready to unlock the full potential of the SMART(ER) Business Network. We’re here to support you every step of the way, offering guidance, feedback, and insights to help you achieve your business goals.


See you inside!”


Session 1 – Discover the Power of Our Network!


Welcome to our network, where possibilities become realities and dreams are turned into successful businesses. In this episode, we will provide you with an overview of the three main platforms that our valued members have access to. Get ready to explore the academy site, the member resource shop, and our vibrant community where connections are made, and ideas flourish. Let’s dive in!


In this series, we will delve into the academy site, a powerhouse of knowledge and expertise. From comprehensive training courses to insightful webinars, our academy offers a wide range of resources to sharpen your business skills and propel your success. Whether you’re a beginner looking to build a solid foundation or a seasoned entrepreneur seeking advanced strategies, our academy has you covered.


Next, we’ll explore the member resource shop, a treasure trove of essential tools and resources. From cutting-edge software to time-saving templates, our shop provides everything you need to streamline your business operations and maximize efficiency. We’ll take a closer look at the diverse range of offerings available and highlight the key resources that can transform the way you do business.


Lastly, we’ll dive into our vibrant community, where collaboration and growth thrive. Connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, engage in meaningful discussions, and receive support from our SMART(ER) Team, including the esteemed Coach Dave. We’ll explore the various features of our community platform, from interactive forums to virtual meetups, and showcase how it fosters connections that can lead to valuable partnerships and business opportunities.


Join us in this exciting series as we uncover the power of our network and how it can ease the pain and stress of planning and starting a work-from-home (or anywhere) business. Whether you’re a beginner seeking guidance or a seasoned business owner looking for additional resources, our network is designed to support your journey. Stay tuned for the upcoming episodes, where we dive deeper into each platform, revealing the wealth of resources and opportunities available to our valued members.



Episode Wrap Up


To join now, go to the offer pages at https://smarterbizacademy.com under the shop menu tab. There you will see the various offers and can register to get started.


While there on the home page, you will also note the banners on the top and bottom of the page. The top one will take you to the latest sales offer (often the best offer too, by the way!), while the bottom banner will take you to the recruiting contest.


The recruiting contest runs from month to month and the data collection starts new (old data is purged/destroyed except for winners and reward recipient’s information for network use to track membership).


In Case You Missed Them – For Your Reference:


Here are the main links referenced throughout the introduction and overview sessions in this series again:







Again, see you inside! Please view the video and ask any questions in the comment section! We will get back to you ASAP…There are no dumb questions…We are here to help…




Coach Dave



  1. This introductory session has piqued my interest in the SMART(ER) Business Network. Coach Dave’s enthusiasm is contagious! I’m curious about the specific training courses available in the academy site – what topics do they cover, and are they suitable for all skill levels? Additionally, I’d like to know more about the resources in the member resource shop. What kinds of software and templates are offered? The community aspect sounds fantastic, but I’m curious about the frequency of virtual meetups and the level of engagement within the forums. Lastly, what’s the recruitment contest all about, and how can members get involved? Excited to explore further!

    1. Hi, Liam!

      Mission accomplished if this has piqued your curiosity as to what the SMART(ER) Business Network might be able to offer you in your quest to get a viable, thriving, and profitable business off the ground. Because there has been so much work, so many features, and so many areas for members to leverage, we felt creating a series to explain it all was needed.

      Note that this was also reflected in feedback that we have received from visitors such as yourself who have left comments and asked questions. This also is driving our upgrades to support platforms we are building, changes and additions to courses, and more. Your input is valuable and your voice is being heard, be sure of that!

      Now let me answer those questions…

      The training is split into 3 general areas – business model courses, core competency courses, and personal and professional development courses. We also add case studies, reports, related YouTube content, etc. for members to tap into as may be needed.

      The training covers beginner-level concepts all the way to advanced courses to drill down deep into the Ws – the who, what. where, when, and why… Members who may already have a business can advance immediately to the more advanced courses, while new entrepreneurs can start at the beginning and work their way through the courses as needed and possible. 

      Business model courses cover the most viable ones in use today by small business owners, and we cover traditional models such as affiliate marketing, podcasting, drop shipping, FBA, digital products, teaching, consulting, membership sites, etc.

      We have beginner and advanced training for about 20 different models at the moment and are adding an additional 30+ models as we develop the coursework to include resource materials. Due to the new opportunities that are coming about with the introduction of AI, we are also adding several rather new models that have lots of opportunities.

      Moving on to the resources shop for members, this is a special place that will save members time and money as they build their businesses. There is a requirement to have materials, tools, and content for many tasks that business owners have. Our shop provides many of these and at a lower price than the market.

      Things like business planners (daily, weekly, monthly, business, content, social media platforms, etc.), journals for many purposes, kits of content for lead magnets, social media packages, templates, videos, and tools. The tools cover automation, productivity, marketing, and organization. 

      Things like content creation, and scheduling plus posting automation software for content, AI Staff for all sorts of tasks, WordPress premium themes, page builders, and plugins (i.e. Astra Pro, Elementor Pro, RankMath, and over 1000 other premium plugins) are in the shop too.

      As members, there is an additional 10% discount that can be applied to save even more. All the market shops that we have launched in various special areas are added to the member shop. This means that members will get everything at the best prices without having to go with other sites that charge much more. 

      Moving on to the community site, I can say that the frequency of meet-ups between members is not restricted in any way other than following the very normal rules for such a site. In regards to SMART team participation in the site and activities, that happen daily. We also conduct weekly sessions for coaching and mentoring for members and one for affiliates.

      Lastly, the recruiting contests are a way to get attention and new members into the network. It involves rewards and prizes, and as the participant registers and then brings others to do the same, lots of good things happen for all parties.  

      There are rewards such as free memberships based on the number of referrals brought to the contest and membership, and then there are cash prizes that are awarded based on the total number that sign up for the free 7-day membership in the network and another cash prize for the highest total sales amounts from referrals that upgrade.   

      This contest runs monthly, so every month there are new chances to win rewards and prizes. It is another way that we get attention, publicity, new members, and prospects. If the participant is an affiliate, they can “double dip” in that they can win rewards and prizes from the contest AND earn commissions and prizes as an affiliate. 

      In closing, thanks for the many pertinent questions, others will benefit from reading through the comment section for sure, and the other episodes that are a part of this series will definitely drill down more and they will understand better just what is on offer with the SMART(ER) Business Network!   

      Cheers and thanks again!

      Coach Dave : )

  2. Your series on cultivating a smarter business network is truly enlightening. I greatly appreciate your focus on genuine connections and the concept of creating mutual value. Can you share specific networking techniques that have significantly contributed to your own professional journey? Your personal experiences in this area would be incredibly enriching.

    Your emphasis on the long-term aspect of relationships is crucial in the business world. It’s easy to underestimate the power of sustained connections amidst a fast-paced environment. How do you recommend nurturing and fortifying these relationships? Personally, I’ve found that regular check-ins and gestures of gratitude play a pivotal role. Thank you for generously sharing your expertise on this subject—it’s an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to establish a meaningful and influential business network.

    1. Hi, Pasindu!

      I have found that collaboration is essential through working globally with entities that are from different cultures, countries, and needs. Working together to get things done is a must. It is with that in mind that we created the network.

      A community can be so helpful in many ways. and having the lessons and courses, the tools and resources, and coaching and mentoring just adds icing to the lovely cake that is entrepreneurship (I was also a chef at one point as a young lad prior to moving to logistics, hence the references to food often haha)… 

      Working together makes all the difference, and you have to be a leader and a follower at times, depending on the situation. To be successful, you need to be open to new ideas, possible solutions, and ways of getting things done. People are wonderful and given the resources and opportunity, will likely do more than they themselves thought possible.

      Frequent contact as you mention is very helpful. There is so much that can be conveyed using a small amount of time and often just being there to listen is crucial, in my opinion. The network gives all members a rock to cling to no matter the figurative storms that may surround them at any given moment.

      Please have a look at some of the other episodes that we have published that cover some of the features too. I am sure they will provide some valuable insight as to just how the SMART(ER) Business Network works and how it is going to help members who have that entrepreneurial spirit turn dreams into reality!


      Coach Dave : )

  3. Hello!

    I’m really excited to find the SMART(ER) Business Network! The first episode was a great intro to the network’s three main platforms, and it got me pumped. The academy site looks like a jackpot of knowledge and skills. The member resource shop has all the tools I should need, and the community seems like a great place to connect and potentially collaborate. Looking forward to diving in to find out where this journey takes me!


    1. Hi, Aly! 

      Good! We will welcome you and actually, I have good news for you. There is a spot for free Platinum level membership at no cost to you for 1 year! That should give you a leg up on getting your business ramped up and earning you some income!

      Just register for the free 7-day account and I will upgrade you to the annual level membership. That will give you full access to all the features including the 40 SMART(ER) AI Staff members that are going to allow you to leverage your activity by a factor of up to 20x without hiring one new staff member!

      See you inside!


      Coach Dave : )

  4. The ‘Intro Series for Smart(er) Business Network’ is a game-changer for professionals seeking to enhance their networking skills in the dynamic landscape of modern business. This comprehensive series serves as an invaluable resource, offering a strategic blend of theoretical insights and practical strategies.. From demystifying the fundamentals of successful networking to exploring the latest digital tools and techniques, this series delivers a wealth of knowledge for both seasoned entrepreneurs and those new to the business realm. 

    Great job on delivering this info. I am already applying these techniques and tips for my site With its insightful content and actionable advice, this is a must for anyone looking to thrive in the interconnected world of modern business.


    1. Hi, Peter!

      Thanks for the positive feedback. It seems we are on the right track with the network and the various features that we have built for work-from-home would-be business owners. I prefer to call these folks homepreneurs, and there is no doubt that there are many people out there like you who are diving into the self-employed status.


      Coach Dave : )

  5. It’s great to see the SMART(ER) Business Network putting together an informative and comprehensive introductory series for its members. Coach Dave’s welcoming message sets a positive tone, emphasising the network’s commitment to helping members navigate its features effectively.

    As a member of the SMART(ER) Business Network, what aspect of the network’s introductory series are you most looking forward to exploring? Is there a specific platform (academy, member resource shop, or community) that you believe will have the most impact on your business journey, and why?

    1. Hello, Demi…

      If I were a new member, most definitely I would focus on two areas: the academy and the community. The academy portion will provide the training needed to determine goals, research a possible business model to pursue based on goals and circumstances, and then get a business plan together.

      The community is where the support comes into play, as there will be questions that the new member will have, from navigating the different platforms to business formation and execution questions. There are other members to help, the SMATRT team, and of course me too. 

      Also, the coaching and mentoring sessions will be posted and the dates announced for future sessions, so the new member will be able to quickly get to a comfortable position on how to use everything and then the real fun begins – getting that business off the ground, growing and calling, and success!


      Coach Dave : )

  6. The explanatory videos are very helpful! For someone like myself that’s new to online business, I need to watch those over and over again to familiarize myself with the terminology and concepts. I like that you also offer templates, since I have no idea how I’d go about constructing content for a blog. And speaking of videos, I notice you teach how to create video ads. That’s got my attention as well, since the recent advancements in AI will undoubtedly shape the way these things are done for the foreseeable future. Is that something you’re planning to cover extensively in your training courses?


    1. Hi, Mark!

      I am glad that you are finding value in the episodes of the SMART(ER) Business Network Overview series, that tells me we are on the right track. Also happy to answer the question you have regarding video creation. This allows us a chance to help you and others who may be reading through the comment section of this episode’s blog post!

      We are currently using AI extensively for many types of videos that we create and publish across the internet via our websites, social platforms, and social media sites such as Rumble, Bit Chute, Blogger dot com, and the more traditional sites such as Facebook, LinkedIn, etc,

      This type of training is included as the AI staff within the academy have been trained to help you quickly get a video script prepared using a prompt that is stated clearly so that the output is what it is you need. That is why to get people started, we provide a huge inventory of DFY (done for you) prompts to use with our AI staff )(or any AI service). 

      See you inside maybe!


      Coach Dave : )

  7. Hi Dave

    I’ve just embarked on the Intro Series for the SMART(ER) Business Network and I’m already finding the roadmap laid out in this episode to be immensely helpful. The video format makes the information digestible and engaging which, I believe, is essential for newcomers to grasp the foundational aspects of the network.

    I value the meticulous effort in breaking down the network’s features into a series of videos. It’s like having a personal guide through the many facets of the network, which diminishes the initial overwhelming feeling one might experience.

    One aspect that I find could further enrich this series is perhaps a segment that delves into successful case studies of members who have leveraged the network to propel their businesses forward. Real-world examples could provide practical insights and inspire new members to actively engage with the network.

    Additionally, a brief walkthrough of the network’s user interface in one of the episodes could provide a more hands-on understanding of navigating the platform. Your initiative to provide a structured introduction to the SMART(ER) Business Network is greatly appreciated. It reflects a thoughtful and supportive approach to ushering new members into a conducive environment for learning and growth.

    Looking forward to progressing through the rest of the series and exploring the network further.

    Warm regards

    1. Hi, Sean!

      Thanks for the honest and well-thought-out feedback! We most certainly will be adding to this series, which stands now at 20 episodes. Your suggestions are actionable and worthy of consideration. They are all valid areas to be explored and added to the series 

      Stay tuned, and meanwhile, we are adding in some of that in replies to queries from other episode commenters that are interspersed throughout the series episodes. Do consider joining us as a member or affiliate, we know that we are on the ground floor of something that is going to grow very far and fast!

      There is nothing that offers exactly what we have, the combination of training, coaching and mentoring, the community, the tools, the resources. etc.  The combination of tools a small business owner would need to get the same features would cost 100 times as much per month as what our pricing asks.


      Coach Dave : )

  8. Smarter business network is a wonderful opportunity for people who want to evolve in the digital marketing world. Indeed, from entrepreneurship tactics to affiliate marketing, this training program is very complete and tackles all the aspects you need to know. It’s very interesting for beginners and expert affiliates as well. I wish you good luck in selling more of this training!

    1. Thanks, Angel!

      We believe that we are going to be able to change a lot of people’s lives through the network. The training is just the start. Our mission is to take the skills and have members implement them as they plan for and start their businesses. 


      Coach Dave : ) 

  9. The World of Smarter Business is headed towards total automation.  Bots are taking on forms only imagined years ago.  Today, when we go to our favorite fast food place, the smart screen is there, eliminating the human contact (reducing payroll).  Website attendants stand at the ready 24/7 without a complaint to take your order or provide the answers.  Almost amazed that a bot didn’t pop up on that article.

    I had that in mind when I was looking for the next use of AI.  

    What is next?  A hologram attendant is activated by a motion sensor upon entrance to a facility, verifies the credentials of everyone entering the establishment, and has 100% surveillance while in the building.  How far out do you believe something like this is?

    1. Hello, Don!

      I think that AI will continue to advance and some of the things you mention might very well become the norm over the coming years. It is vital that we all as business owners track the changes and keep up or perish doe to the competition outpacing us and making us and our services obsolete. 

      Most certainly one of the advantages that SMART(ER) Business Network members have is that we will stay on the lookout for these changes and inform them so they do not become obsolete! On the contrary, they can stay on the cutting edge of what is happening and lead the way!


      Coach Dave : ) 

  10. This introductory episode is a fantastic start to the SMART(ER) Business Network series, offering valuable insights into what members can expect from the network. Can you share any success stories or specific examples of how members have benefited from the SMART(ER) Business Network’s resources and community? Hearing about real-world experiences would be inspiring for new and potential members.

    1. Good Day, Stratos!

      Thanks for your feedback and strewn throughout the replies to the various episodes of this series (there are 20 in all that provide a detailed overview of what all is to be found within the SMART(ER) Business Network), but I can say that so far here are the main areas we have seen them used for by members and ourselves:

      (1) Blog Content. They create copy that, with the right prompts, will include keywords interspersed as per SEO guidelines and the copy is excellent and on par with some of the next copywriters I have enlisted over the years for my business. 

      (2) Video Scipts. We have used our YouTube specialists to prepare scripts and scenes, intros and outros, for a while series of sales videos for the business. They had output literally within minutes that would have taken my real-world staff members hours and dozens of revisions to get done.

      (3) Support/ We are in the process of training two of our AI Staff on support for members of the SMART(ER) Business Network. We are building 2 live agent support sites, one focusing on tools and resources, and the other on the rest of the network assets.

      (4) Suggested keywords and more – SEO…The power that AI provides in research and being able to niche down and focus on what will work for SEO is amazing,m and all free, No need to pay extra for paid high-end services any longer, this can save you hundreds of dollars a month.  

      These are just a few examples, there are many more I could list, As many members as we may get, I think they all will have a unique use for the SMART(ER) AI Staff members, or so  it seems!  Plus they are getting access to these staff at an unbelievably low price too.

      For the remainder of 2023, our special sale offers can bring down membership costs to as little as $6 a month on average, with a monthly value of $100 based on the bonuses that come with each level of membership on offer. That is less than a cup of coffee these days! 

      This is an easy sell for both the prospects and the affiliates who will be earning some great commissions over the coming months! 

      We are excited! Can you tell?


      Coach Dave : )

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